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  • Filling an Atrium with Trees to Inspire Patients

    Farrow Partnership Architects created an indoor forest before digital fabrication came of age.

    Farrow Partnership Architects created an indoor forest before digital fabrication came of age.

    ARCHITECT July 29, 2014

     
  • Researchers Develop Steel That Can Bend Like Bamboo

    Variations in grain size and density strengthen steel while making it more ductile.

    By modifying steel's granular structure to reflect that of the natural building material, researchers in the U.S. and China were able to improve its mechanical performance under stress.

    ARCHITECT July 29, 2014

     
  • Award: Exo Structural Tower

    Do|Su Studio Architecture founder Doris Sung aims to create smart architecture that can self-assemble.

    Do|Su Studio Architecture founder Doris Sung aims to create smart architecture that can self-assemble.

    ARCHITECT July 29, 2014

     
  • Smartgeometry: Drones, Games, and Mathematics are What’s Next in Urban Design

    Participants in the 11th annual Smartgeometry workshop presented a range of new tools for designing urban environments.

    Participants in the 11th annual workshop, held in Hong Kong, presented a range of new tools for designing urban environments.

    ARCHITECT July 28, 2014

     
  • A Former Meat-Processing Facility Becomes a Green Hub

    The Plant is an incubator to 13 businesses, including six vertical farms.

    On Chicago’s southwest side, The Plant is a sustainable business incubator and collaborative research facility that’s close to achieving its net-zero energy goal.

    ARCHITECT July 28, 2014

     
  • Award: Building Bytes

    DesignLabWorkshop founder Brian Peters brings the simple brick into the age of digital modeling and parametric scripting.

    DesignLabWorkshop founder Brian Peters brings the simple brick into the age of digital modeling and parametric scripting.

    ARCHITECT July 28, 2014

     
  • Award: NYC Loop

    FXFowle Architects reinvents the phone booth for the 21st century.

    FXFowle Architects reinvents the phone booth for the 21st century.

    ARCHITECT July 25, 2014

     
  • This 3D Printer Extrudes Carbon Fiber and Kevlar

    The ability to print continuous strands of carbon fiber yields durable models.

    Startup MarkForged's first product is a 3D printer that extrudes continuous carbon fiber and other resilient materials to create objects with high strength-to-weight ratios.

    ARCHITECT July 24, 2014

     
  • Five Textiles to Refresh Surfaces

    These fabrics punch up walls, panels, and seating with color and pattern.

    Walls, panels, and seating get a punch of color and pattern with these fabrics.

    ARCHITECT July 24, 2014

     
  • Construction Begins on Imagic Brasil's Surreal Acquário Ceará

    Metal fabricator A. Zahner Co. has begun fabricating the surreal exoskeleton for Acquário Ceará.

    The 231,000-square-foot project will become one of the world's largest aquariums and feature a metal exoskeleton fabricated by A. Zahner Co.

    ARCHITECT July 24, 2014

     
 

2013 R+D Awards

This year, eight projects, processes, and products were deemed exceptional by the judges.

 

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Continuous coverage of everything that's happening in the world of sustainability and resilient design, brought to you by EcoBuilding Pulse.


 
 

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Check out our series of various types of Detail stories, bringing you the inside scoop on a fascinating architectural feature.


 
 
 
 

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